Art teacher Megan Goers has such a positive effect on her students that not only do many continue taking classes with her long after they’ve earned their required elective credits, but they also plan careers in which they’ll be helping people.

Goers said the inspiration goes both ways.

“It’s so amazing to work with these kids,” she said. “They show me every day how much is misunderstood in Racine, and it is a blessing to work with students who represent so many different parts of our community.”

**Editor’s Note: This is the 4th story in a series about Racine Alternative Education:

Opportunities for Success at Racine Alternative Education

People of Racine County Eye: Meet Juanita Chavez

Art is Therapy at Racine Alternative Education